Els tres significats de la paraula ‘Then’ en anglès


Hi ha paraules que en anglès s’utilitzen molt més que unes altres perquè tenen més d’un significat, com per exemple “get”, “even” i “anyway”. Això mateix succeeix amb ‘then’ paraula de la qual us parlarem avui i que el seu freqüent ús la converteix en una paraula bàsica d’aquest idioma. Perquè no tingueu cap dubte …

Paraules homògrafes en anglès


Stage 5 Stage 6 Stage 7 En articles anteriors us hem parlat de l’important que és la pronunciació en anglès i especialment quan ens trobem davant paraules que s’escriuen igual però la seva pronunciació és diferent i el seu significat també. Saps de quines paraules t’estem parlant? Efectivament, ens estem referint a aquestes paraules que …

The Gerund and the Present Participle in English


Stage 5 Stage 6 Stage 7   There is a certain suffix that all students of English know, and that is ‘-ing.’ We add this suffix to the end of a verb. Studying, eating, reading, sleeping. However, the same word can be classified in two different ways: as a gerund, or as a present participle. …

False Friends Between English and Spanish


Stage 6 Stage 7 Stage 8 Spanish and English have a lot of words that are either the same or at the very least close enough to be understood without having ever learned the language. These include a multitude of words that end in either –tion in English or –cion in Spanish. For example, “Education” …

Prepositions Related to Time


Stage 5 Stage 6 Stage 7 Prepositions, the great struggle for students of English everywhere! Although there exist some rules related to the use of prepositions, they must be learned, for the most part, by practice and trial and error. One useful way to learn them is by separating them into basic general categories, which …

A few, few, a little, little


Stage 6 Stage 7 Stage 8 This week’s blog post concerns two words that students often get mixed up – few and little.   Download Exercise   Few is the opposite of many (and “a lot of”) and little is the opposite of much (and “a lot of”). For example: – There are few people …

CONFUSED AND MISUSED WORDS IN ENGLISH


Stage 7 Stage 8 Stage 9   There are many words in English which have similar meanings but are often used in very different ways. Also, there are words that are often confused for each other because of similar pronunciation or spelling. It can be difficult to figure out if you are using the right …

So would I – Neither can he


Stage 7 Stage 8 Stage 9 There are times when somebody says something, and we want to reply that the same situation is true for us. Imagine that your friend says to you, “I would love to visit China some day.” And you have the same desire to visit China!   Download Exercise   Of …

Conjunctions


Stage 7 Stage 8 Conjunctions are words that we use to join two clauses together to make longer sentences. There are many words that we use for this purpose. However, the three most common are ‘and’, or ‘and’ but.   Download Exercise   We use the word ‘and’ to link two ideas together. These can …